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105th anniversary commemorations

November 19, 2020, marked the 105th anniversary of Joe Hill’s death.

British musician Holly Carter held a live online talk on the anniversary of Joe Hill’s murder by the state of Utah. She sings a few Joe Hill songs during a longer discussion of his life and influence: https://www.facebook.com/hollycartermusic/videos/162897875541834 It’s worth a listen, though she does slip up a few times – alternating between International and Industrial Workers of the World

Folksinger Otis Gibbs marked the anniversary by telling the story of Billy Bragg and Joe Hill’s ashes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY0O1v07_XQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR00czr8-A7KLPsgQUbwmCogq3isSwe251o50ZKhmkX2M4m2pZ_Q5ZaPceY&ab_channel=OtisGibbs

Dubamix’s new album includes his cover of Joe Hill’s “Rebel Girl.”

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